If you call school to report that your child is not attending because they have either a cough, a temperature or loss or change of taste or smell, or if we send them home because they are displaying these symptoms, we will ask you to get your child a PCR test for Covid-19.
To find out more, and for information on how to book a test please click on the link below:
Although most legal restrictions have been lifted at Step 4 and many people have been vaccinated, it is still possible to catch and spread COVID-19, even if you are fully vaccinated.
COVID-19 will be a feature of our lives for the foreseeable future, so we need to learn to live with it and manage the risk to ourselves and others.
As COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, it is important that we all use personal judgement to manage our own risk. All of us can play our part by exercising common sense and considering the risks. No situation is risk free, so we all need to understand the factors and settings that increase the risk of COVID-19 transmission and the actions that we can all take to reduce COVID-19 infection, both for ourselves and for others.
For full information on the current guidelines, please click on the link below:
You must book a Covid PCR test if you have symptoms of coronavirus. Click the link to book a test online: https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test
You must self-isolate straight away and get a PCR test (a test that is sent to the lab) on GOV.UK as soon as possible if you have any of these 3 symptoms of COVID-19, even if they are mild:
You must also self-isolate straight away if:
If someone you live with has symptoms of COVID-19, or has tested positive for COVID-19, you will not need to self-isolate if any of the following apply:
Even if you do not have symptoms, you should still:
The rules for quarantining following foreign travel have also changed. Please click on the link for more information.